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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-17, 03:20 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
I've been playing with relatively modern bikes...

I've been playing with relatively modern bikes recently. Finally got this '84 Batavus done. Some small rust spots, but otherwise a fine bike:

https://myalbum.com/photo/TTlXvRlJkEbz/1k0.jpg

And...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-21-16, 03:06 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
There were at least a couple, in the first...

There were at least a couple, in the first picture of this post (http://www.bikeforums.net/17652380-post5.html). We could use more Erobas in this thread, though. Especially early ones.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-20-16, 02:06 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Posted elsewhere before, but deserves a mention...

Posted elsewhere before, but deserves a mention in this thread. An early fifties Super Vittorio. From Jan Groot's shop in Alkmaar.

https://myalbum.com/photo/Ac5Mm8gxoK1d/1k0.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-30-16, 12:54 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Now, THAT is a gentleman's bicycle. One does not...

Now, THAT is a gentleman's bicycle. One does not wear jeans or sneakers when riding such an elegant piece of machinery.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-28-16, 02:18 AM
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Posted By non-fixie
Apart from other connections: the three x's are...

Apart from other connections: the three x's are from the coat of arms of the city of Amsterdam. Framebuilder Peter Serrier worked for both, BTW.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-22-16, 03:10 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Welcome, pthemis! There was/is a rather famous...

Welcome, pthemis! There was/is a rather famous 'Peka' brand from Amsterdam, but they used a different trademark. From another BF post by fellow member Elev12k. In this case PEKA is short for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-15-16, 03:28 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Nah, stand-over height is never a concern. The...

Nah, stand-over height is never a concern. The art of riding a bike way too big for me is something I mastered a long, long time ago. ;)

Anyway, it's a 65cm frame, so with my 89cm inseam I'll be...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-14-16, 02:31 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Got me another Springfield. More out of curiosity...

Got me another Springfield. More out of curiosity than anything else, although it is a nice large size.

There are no markings on the frame, other than the remnants of Columbus decals. No serial...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-16, 03:08 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Yup. And they're building a new one. For 12,500...

Yup. And they're building a new one. For 12,500 bikes. Check out the artist's impression (skip to 1:45 for the tour):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynIRAhoqoBc&feature=youtu.be&t=1m45s
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-12-16, 01:09 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Beautiful RIH, kroozer! Thanks for posting it....

Beautiful RIH, kroozer! Thanks for posting it. '73 seems about right, judging by what I've seen so far, in terms of build dates and serial numbers. Great color; 'Blue Olandese' in Alfa Romeo speak....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-16, 03:46 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
In defence of @Spaghetti Legs...

In defence of @Spaghetti Legs (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=396646): I just read this blogpost on American views on Europe (http://dailycandor.com/what-americans-think-of-europeans/). And...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-16, 01:05 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Just yanking your chain. ;) Sorry, couldn't...

Just yanking your chain. ;) Sorry, couldn't resist.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-16, 12:34 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Have two. Crescent is Swedish. *sigh*

Have two. Crescent is Swedish. *sigh*
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-19-16, 02:16 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
^ Nice! Great color combo too. :thumb:

^ Nice! Great color combo too. :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-28-15, 03:21 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
I'd have thought the censor would have caught...

I'd have thought the censor would have caught this pic ... :o
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-28-15, 12:11 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Great stuff! Thanks for the additional pictures....

Great stuff! Thanks for the additional pictures. :)

I still wince at the memory every time I see this plant stand picture:

http://myalbum.com/photo/6gM3OHVXPNPV/1k0.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-27-15, 04:40 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Bling is good. Especially if it says 'MAFAC'....

Bling is good. Especially if it says 'MAFAC'. :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-24-15, 04:00 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Whoa! :eek: What did you do? What happened? Were...

Whoa! :eek: What did you do? What happened? Were you drunk? The front tire label is in the wrong position!

Just kidding. ;)

That is a very beautiful bike, Mel. There's nothing about it that I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-25-15, 04:22 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
No idea, but that's an interesting find. I...

No idea, but that's an interesting find. I wouldn't have thought there were aluminum Zielemans. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-15, 04:28 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Thank you. I have to admit I'm rather pleased...

Thank you. I have to admit I'm rather pleased with the way it turned out as well. And I get to compliment all those GIOS riders with their nice fake Springfields. :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-12-15, 10:52 AM
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Posted By non-fixie
Although hardly vintage, that Jan Janssen is very...

Although hardly vintage, that Jan Janssen is very nice.

A nice family-run firm too. I've e-mailed them a few years ago regarding my early eighties Tour de France, and they promptly replied with a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-11-15, 11:30 AM
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Posted By non-fixie
It's progress, I suppose ... ;)

It's progress, I suppose ... ;)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-10-15, 03:14 PM
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Posted By non-fixie
Thanks for adding those, Hajo. Nice bikes! Any...

Thanks for adding those, Hajo. Nice bikes! Any chance of a picture of that Van Tuyl? We don't get to see those very often on this forum.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-05-15, 09:36 AM
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Posted By non-fixie
Years of hanging around on this forum will do...

Years of hanging around on this forum will do that. :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-05-15, 06:31 AM
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Posted By non-fixie
Thanks, Lenton58. It's not so much the lack of...

Thanks, Lenton58. It's not so much the lack of originality that bothers me - these bikes could be ordered with just about any combination of parts available BITD.

It's just that I feel that aero...
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